The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2019–2020
Data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food are collected annually by the EU Member States (MSs), jointly analysed by the EFSA and the ECDC and reported in a yearly EU Summary Report.
Reported decrease in antibiotic consumption across EU/EEA during COVID-19 pandemic
The latest data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) show a decrease in the total antibiotic consumption in humans by more than 15% between 2019 and 2020.
New study by WHO Europe and ECDC examines variations in antibiotic consumption in European countries between 2014 and 2018
A new study by the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe (WHO Europe) and ECDC examines variations in antibiotic consumption in European countries between 2014 and 2018.
Use of antibiotics in animals is decreasing
Use of antibiotics has decreased and is now lower in food-producing animals than in humans, says the latest report published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
JIACRA III - Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in bacteria from humans and animals
Third joint inter-agency report on integrated analysis of antimicrobial agent consumption and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals in the EU/EEA.
E-learning on Antimicrobial Stewardship
This course focuses on antimicrobial stewardship as an approach to address healthcare-associated infections (HAI) resulting from multi-drug resistance organisms in acute care settings.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 2020
European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) is a European health initiative coordinated by ECDC. It provides a platform and support for national campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics in the EU/EEA and is marked each year across Europe on 18 November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EAAD will this year consist of a entirely digital campaign.
Averting antimicrobial resistance: why leadership matters – ECDC session at the 16th World Congress on Public Health
Within the overall theme of the 16th World Congress on Public Health, ‘Public health for the future of humanity: analysis, advocacy and action’, ECDC is hosting a session as part of a series of World Leadership Dialogues that will highlight why leadership across various sectors matters for the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
A governance framework for development and assessment of national action plans on antimicrobial resistance
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